Essential business Support for your business when you really need it

As a business owner, we want you to focus on what you do best and that's running your business and to not be involved with protocols and regulations. We give you the time to run your business and we deal with the business issues you may have. The Forum is a national business membership organisation providing you and your business with 24/7 support, advice and protection.

The Forum membership makes 'doing business' easier, keeping you up to date through the ever-evolving maze of legislation and red tape issues.  The comprehensive insurance policy that is available as standard with your Forum membership will protect and support your business against tax investigations, employment and contract disputes, health and safety issues, to name a few.

Whatever the business issue the Forum can help as long as you have followed the advice given from our member helpline. All issues need to be discussed in the first instance to make sure your business is covered for the issue in question.

You will have access to:

  • Free downloadable HR, credit control and health and safety templates to use in your own business day to day
  • Business resources of free to download guides from Marketing to PR to Employment and How to mini guides
  • You will be entitled to 30 days free online use of our cyber risk tool and PR tool.

Forum membership will give your business the advice, support and protection you need as a business owner. Our members are important to us and the Forum will give you complete business protection at your fingertips from just as little as £99* per month.  Join us today.

Celebrating 40 years in business in 2017, we certainly do have the expertise and experience in helping small business owners face all different types of business challenges. The Forum, the democratic voice for small businesses, something that today still remains at the heart of what we do.  It is becoming increasingly clear that government bodies, ministers and MP’s do not fully understand how small businesses work and we, therefore, would like to try and help the government get closer to businesses and ask them to understand the needs small businesses require in order to work profitability.

The Forum of Private Business is encouraging the UK to Get Britain Trading and you can become part of this campaign.

For more information, you can call us on 01565 626001 or if you prefer you can send our membership advisors a message

Note: Content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given.

To join the Forum online today select the number of employees within your business from the table below and follow the instructions.

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* Forum Start-up Membership of £99 per annum is limited to a start-up business in their initial first 3 years of trading. Forum membership price will become applicable at the end of the 3rd year or if you employ an employee, whichever comes first. Forum membership is available for established businesses. Full T&C's apply which can be found here
** Annual membership covers all directors/principles; there are no hidden costs or fees
*** you must contact the member helpline before acting in any situation which might result in a tribunal to ensure your business is covered by our legal expenses insurance

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